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Windpower Engineering (press release)

Xcel Energy completes 600-MW Colorado wind farm
Windpower Engineering (press release)
“Xcel Energy first mapped out a vision for this wind project in the spring of 2016. Today, we now have a project built to carry clean, affordable renewable power to our customers' homes and business,” said Alice K. Jackson, Xcel Energy Colorado ...
Colorado PUC Approves Expensive Green Energy Replacement for Coal Power PlantsThe Heartland Institute

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The Denver Post

Xcel Energy opens huge, billion-dollar wind farm on Colorado's Eastern Plains
The Denver Post
With a plan to get the majority of its power from renewable energy by 2026, Xcel Energy Colorado on Tuesday celebrated the completion of one of the projects that will help realize that goal — a 300-turbine wind farm that sprawls across five counties ...


Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs Utilities increases commitment to renewable energy with solar purchase agreement
Colorado Springs Gazette
The board's approval Wednesday touches on Utilities' 2016 Electric Integrated Resource Plan, which set goals for the organization to produce a fifth of its energy through renewable means at no more than a 1 percent increase to the average electric bill ...


The Denver Channel

Xcel Energy opens wind farm on Colorado's Eastern Plains
The Denver Channel
Xcel Energy Colorado's Rush Creek Wind Project covers nearly 100,000 acres (40,468 hectares) in Lincoln, Arapahoe, Elbert, Kit Carson and Cheyenne counties. The Denver Post reports that it's the largest wind farm in the state and the first large-scale ...
Xcel Energy opens huge, billion-dollar wind farm on Colorado's Eastern PlainsThe Denver Post

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Renewables Now

Colorado electric cooperative aims at 70% clean energy by 2030
Renewables Now
September 20 (Renewables Now) - Holy Cross Energy (HCE), an electric cooperative in Colorado, has set a target of sourcing at least 70% of the power provided to its members from clean and renewable energy by 2030, up from 39% now. HCE will also aim ...


North American Windpower

Xcel Energy Completes Colorado's Biggest Wind Farm
North American Windpower
“Xcel Energy first mapped out a vision for this wind project in the spring of 2016. Today, we now have a project built to carry clean, affordable renewable power to our customers' homes and business,” said Alice K. Jackson, Xcel Energy Colorado's ...

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The Denver Post

Colorado regulators green-light Xcel's plan boosting renewables, cutting coal
The Denver Post
A plan by Xcel Energy Colorado to boost the share of power it gets from wind and solar and retire a third of its coal generation was green-lighted Monday by state regulators. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission voted 2-1 in support of what Xcel ...
Colorado Approves Plan for a Clean Energy Future for Pueblo County and the StateEnvironmental Defense Fund
State Regulators Give OK To Xcel Energy's $2.5B Clean Power PlanKUNC
PUC approves Xcel energy planPueblo Chieftain
KRDO -RealVail -U.S. News & World Report
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U.S. News & World Report

Colorado Takes Fracking Restrictions to the Polls
U.S. News & World Report
The measure is one of a handful of environmental questions on state ballots this year, from a new carbon fee in Washington to higher renewable energy standards in Arizona and Nevada. But the Colorado proposal is the one that most ... The Colorado ...

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Motley Fool

Colorado Just Gave This Renewable Energy Stock a Boost
Motley Fool
Both will receive a big boost from the Colorado Energy Plan. The regulatory green light means Xcel Energy will be able to expand its dominant position in American wind power and shift its generation mix to 22% coal and 45% renewables by 2027. Similarly ...
The Colorado Energy Plan: A proposal that benefits all but the consumerComplete Colorado
Colorado's PUC Approves Xcel Energy Plan Retiring Coal Plants, Adding RenewablesEnergy Manager Today
Colorado PUC OKs Xcel Plan to Add Natural Gas, RenewablesNatural Gas Intelligence
The Denver Post
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The Denver Channel

Colorado renewable energy plan OK'd amid some doubts on cost
The Denver Channel
Xcel's plan calls for purchasing two existing gas-fired generating plants in Colorado and adding five solar farms and three wind farms. Xcel would also renew its contract to buy power from an existing solar farm. Three of the new solar farms would ...
The Latest: Colorado Renewable Energy Plan OK'd Amid DoubtsU.S. News & World Report
Regulators Approve Xcel Energy's Plan To Double Production Of Renewable ElectricityColorado Public Radio
Xcel to Replace 2 Colorado Coal Units With Renewables and StorageGreentech Media
Windpower Engineering (press release) -The Denver Post
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